Meet A Nantucket Book Worm – Lizzy Skokan

Name: Lizzy Skokan


Mitchell’s, Bookworks or Both? Bookworks! With special appearances at Mitchell’s

How long have you worked here?

This is my 8th summer!

Favorite Nantucket Book:

Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini, Nantucket Blue by Leila Howland, Fishing Nantucket by Capt. Matt Reinemo, Scallop Season by Rob Benchley

Favorite books as a child:

One Morning in Maine by Robert McCloskey

Favorite Literary Quote:

Call me Ishmael… – Moby Dick

Last Book that made you cry:

many, many, many…

Last Book that made you laugh:

Infinity Glass by, Myra McEntire

What kinds of books do you enjoy reading?

Young Adult, some sci-fi, New Adult fiction, History/Current Events

Favorite Books:

Harry Potter Series, Fangirl, Monument’s Men, Middlesex, Galapagos, Mister Pip, Divergent Series, Hunger Games, Cuckoo’s Calling,

Best Book into Movie:

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I

Literary Guilty Pleasure: ­

Young Adult

If you could have a dinner with three authors who would they be?

J.K. Rowling, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Jeffrey Eugenidies

If you could have lunch with three fictional literary characters who would they be?

Professor Dumbledore, Katniss Everdeen and Rodin

Favorite Place to read a book on island:

Not telling… Will lead to infestation.

What are you reading right now? ­­­­­­­

The Magicians & Last Book in Laini Taylor Series

Come visit Lizzy over at Bookworks this summer for some Young Adult recommendations!




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